Fig (Ficus carica) – Black Mission
Location: 2nd Hugelkultur row bed
Purchased from Rolling River Nursery
Planted: Spring 2011
USDA Zones: 7-11
Description from nursery: California classic variety produces rich sweet purple black fruits with pink flesh. A heavy bearer. Fruits are great for fresh eating and popular for drying. Early ripening
Received plant in December from Rolling River. I allowed the plant to break dormancy and leaf out in the during the early spring and waited to plant in the ground until after the last frost.